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Bishop Ssemogerere warns new priests about seeking wealth

Rubaga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bishop Paul Ssemogerere, the Apostolic Administrator of Kampala Archdiocese has warned the newly ordained priests to forget about being rich and put all their efforts towards serving God’s children. The bishop made the remarks on Saturday afternoon at Sacred Heart of Mary Cathedral-Rubaga during …

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Ugandan religious leaders protest continued closures

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Interreligious Council of Uganda-IRCU plans to meet the Health Ministry to expressed dissatisfaction over the continued closure of places of worship, the Mufti of Uganda, Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje has revealed. According to Sheikh Mubaje, they resolved this during their meeting on Thursday. …

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LOCKDOWN: Catholic Church gives guidance on penance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENENT | With church buildings closed and the existence of social distancing rules, several Catholics have been puzzled on how one can get the holy sacrament of penance. Penance is also commonly known as the sacrament of reconciliation or confession in which the faithful are absolved …

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Ntagali apologizes, seeks forgiveness from Christians

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The former Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, Stanley Ntagali has apologized for committing adultery.  Ntagali publicly confessed to the sin before Anglican  Bishops, selected priests, and faithful who gathered at Namirembe Cathedral on Thursday evening to mark the 60th anniversary of the Church of …

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Catholic Church gets investment boost from US Govt

A US Govt $20 million loan will help Catholic Church support development activities in sub-Saharan Africa 📌 Missio Invest Current Footprint ▪ Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, Nigeria, Tanzania 📌Near-term Expansion ▪ Ghana, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Cote D’Ivoire, The Gambia, New York, US | THE INDEPENDENT | Missio Invest, an impact investor that provides …

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Pastors congratulate Museveni for winning ‘most peaceful’ election

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  Born Again Pastors have congratulated President Yoweri Museveni for having won what they called the most peaceful election in Uganda’s history.   The Electoral Commission last month declared Museveni as having won the January 2021 elections with 58.38 per cent against his closest rival, Kyagulanyi Sentamu …

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